Mystery Lung Fungus: Are You at Risk?


Valley fever is hard to diagnose, even harder to treat, and potentially fatal—and the number of cases is rising dramatically.

Tracking This Year’s Dismally Small Monarch Migration


Is extreme weather to blame?

Choking Clouds of Wildfire Smoke Sprawl Over Southern Oregon


No, this is not the surface of the sun. But it’s close.

The Rise and Rise of American Carbon


Shale gas fracking has helped US carbon emissions to fall. But American carbon extraction is still rising, undermining progress and increasing emissions overseas.

Keystone Light: The Keystone XL Alternative You’ve Never Heard of Is Probably Going to Be Built

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As the Keystone XL pipeline has been mired in controversy, a competitor is speeding through plans for a pipeline that would do the exact same thing.

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